War on Want on BBC One's The Big Questions

13 February 2017 - 8:15am
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Israeli settlements are just one element of Israel’s systematic violation of Palestinian rights.

Rather than deepening the UK's relationship with Israel’s human rights abusing government, the UK government should work to uphold international law and human rights and end the UK-Israel arms trade. #StopArmingIsrael.

Watch War on Want's Ryvka Barnard on BBC One's The Big Questions: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08fpj1q (full programme)

Should the UK trade with Israel now settlements are recognised?

 

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